byNational Educational Television and Radio Center; Indiana University
Discusses the thesis that Russia's revolution is unfinished, since it has not yet come into harmony with the talents of the Russian people. Shows scenes of life in Russia today and presents interviews with leading persons in economics, medicine, science, children's literature and poetry Topic: Revolution (Soviet Union : 1917-1921)
Surveys the history of the United States in World War I at home and at the battle fronts. A documentary compiled of authentic war films set to vintage sound, designed to stimulate student interest in further study of the war and the times. Topics: Goodbye, Billy : America Goes to War, 1917-18
Poetry USA: Richard Wilbur and Robert Lowe (1966) Discusses the life and work of Dr. William Carlos Williams, poet and Pulitzer Prize winner. Presents selected readings from letters, poems, and the autobiography of the poet, accompanied by scenes which illustrate the readings. Includes scenes of his son, also a physician, as he performs his daily tasks at home, at his office (which had formerly been used by his fathand in the hospital. Topics: Wilbur, Richard, 1921-, Lowell, Robert, 1917-1977, Lowell, Robert, 1917-1977, Wilbur, Richard,...
Covers the Russian declaration of war on Germany in the First World War, a major defeat of Russia in its first battle, and the "no surrender" policy of the Tsar which contributed to the overthrow of the Tsar and his government Topics: Revolution (Soviet Union : 1917-1921), World War (1914-1918), World War, 1914-1918
Silent footage of picketers marching through the streets and attacking a scab-driven streetcar at Haight and Buchanan during violent 1917 streetcar strike. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Streetcar strike, URR, 1917
Discusses Degas' favorite subject, the ballet school. Touches on the effect on Degas of other action areas, but returns to the ballet. Contrasts the color, motion and form of the dance with Degas' oil paintings and soft pastels favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Degas, Edgar, 1834-1917, Painting, French Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
The story of Wright Field, Dayton, Ohio, home of the U.S.A.A.F. Material Command, and during WWII the largest aeronautical research center in the world. This WWII film shows the various ways Material Command assists in the design, production and testing of military aircraft and components. Wright-Patterson Air Force Base's origins begin with the establishment of Wilbur Wright Field on 22 May and McCook Field in November 1917, both established by the Army Air Service as World War I... Topics: Wilbur Wright Field, 1917, World War 2, USAF
From the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917 until the Roosevelt Administration attempted to officially recognise the USSR in the first detente in 1933, American relations with the Soviet Union were mistrustful and hostile. Cold war attitudes can be traced to this period Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Revolution (Soviet Union : 1917-1921), World politics, Diplomatic...
Depicts the life of Stalin, under whose strong - arm rule the USSR became a world power. Explains Stalin's part in making Russia a communist state. Presents a biography of Stalin's later years. Covers his economic, domestic, and foreign policies. Also includes sequences on the German invasion of 1941, World War II, and the conferences of Teheran, Yalta, and Potsdam. Topics: Stalin, Russia (1917-1999), Economic systems, Economics, Persons and occupations